Alumni Profile: Cyrus Buffum, Charleston Waterkeeper
Young Alumnus of the Year Award -- Cyrus Buffum became Charleston's first Waterkeeper on September 16, 2008 after the organization was officially approved as a member program of the Waterkeeper Alliance. Cyrus was born and raised on Cape Cod, MA and grew up sailing throughout New England; his time on the water gave him an incredible appreciation and passion for the ocean and its delicate ecosystems and eventually gave direction to the many decisions he's made in his life. When it came time for
HIV/AIDS at 30 -- Then and Now
Welcome and Introduction by Dr. Jur Strobos. Retrospective of 30 years of HIV/AIDS by Dr. Martin Hirsch.
Office of International Studies St. Andrews, Scotland Program
Notre Dame's program in Ireland is located in the city of Dublin, a capital city of 1,000,000 people located on the Irish Sea on the east coast of Ireland. Physically a small city — all the major museums and sites are within walking distance — it has a rich cultural life manifested especially in its established and experimental theater and traditional Irish and classical music. Dublin also boasts several excellent museums including the National Museum, with Celtic objects from the 8th and 9t
OZONE presentation 2013: Introduction
Dr Guy Jameson and professor Richard Blaikie introduce the presentations by the Ozone group. The Ozone presentations took place September 2013, in St David's theatre
Aftermath by Siegfried Sassoon (poetry reading)
Information about Siegfried Sassoon "The greatest poet to have survived the war" here: http://movehimintothesun.wordpress.com/2011/03/24/they-siegfried-sassoon/ The First World War pictures are from this site: http://www.voiceseducation.org/category/tag/combined-negatives Have you forgotten yet?... For the world's events have rumbled on since those gagged days, Like traffic checked while at the crossing of city-ways: And the haunted gap in your mind has filled with thoughts that flow Like clo
Solving Problems and Solving Puzzles: The Need for Improvement Science
2011-2012 Provost's Lecture Series, Johns Hopkins University. PETER PRONOVOST, MD, PhD speaks on Solving Problems as well as Puzzles. The Importance of Health Delivery Research. October 13, 2011 Dr. Pronovost is a professor in the schools of Medicine, Public Health and Nursing at Johns Hopkins, Senior Vice President for Patient Safety and Quality, and Director of the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, Johns Hopkins Medicine.
Australian History Part 2 of 7
This 14:70 video tells the personal stories of some of the early settlers in this country. Uses narration and reenactors. Shows some of the conflicts and the continuing dealing with England.
Draw a Monarch Butterfly
This OLogy activity helps kids to learn about scientific illustrations by walking them through the steps for drawing a monarch butterfly. The activity begins by introducing kids to the importance of scientific illustration and why scientists prefer drawings to photographs. A photograph of a monarch and a printable monarch butterfly outline are included. In addition, students need color photographs, other research materials, paper, an eraser, and a variety of pencils. The process of creating the
Inventions of War - Plastics (2:38)
From toothbrushes to razors, plastics are found in countless household
items; however, this moldable material has played a critical role in
America's war efforts during World War Two. Nylon and other inventions are explored. It is a good video to show students to keep all their notes as they may come in handy later as well as to examine the many roles plastic technology played in the war.
Inventions of War - Orange Juice (5:03)
This video shows how scientists worked on the invention of frozen orange juices that was concentrated. A great video of the scientist who co-invented this breakthrough. Its impact it hinted at in United States households as well.
Inventions of War - Penicillin
This three minute video explains how penicillin was invented, spread, and made a difference to hundreds who were saved from infections. A general overview.
Inventions of War - Satellite (2:10)
This video explains how during the Cold War, the U.S. and the Soviet Union werein a military race on all aspects. However, it was the Russians who launched the first satellite, Sputnik. The importance of satellite is explained and the invention of the Internet is hinted at.
Inventions of War - Rockets (2:37)
Before they were part of the space race, rockets were a deadly military weapon. This video shows how the military used this technology to attack other nations and how Hitler played on Germany's fears to go to war. The video does not go into detail about how rockets work.
Inspect-a-Gadget - Gun-a Plug that Hole
John Hemingbrough shows us how his gadget can save companies a huge amount of wastage. The team at the Environmental Technology Centre (ETC) work with small to medium scale companies to find solutions to a range of problems which can be solved using clever technology and gadgets. The ETC receives European funding (ERDF) and is therefore able to spend up to 5 days with a company totally free of charge!
Mexican mariachis assemble en masse
Nov. 23 - Hundreds of mariachi musicians gather in a Mexico City square to celebrate their patron saint Cecilia. Elly Park reports.
Theodore Roosevelt The Right of the People to Rule Speech
In this video, students will listen to President, Theodore Roosevelt give his famous "The Right of the People to Rule" speech. This resource will help to build background knowledge and build real world connections. (4:00)
Robin Williams is cool with Penguins.
Nov. 13 - Robin Williams plays it clean when it comes to the family film, "Happy Feet Two."
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Using the Second Derivative Test - Problem 1
This video is a continuation and explains how to solve optimization problems by using the second derivative test. In this example, the maximum volume of an open-top box is determined when given the amount of material available to use for constructing the box. (7:00)
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for courses in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering.